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24 Aug 2007 by 600 Centre
Progressive changes to its core activities mean that Pen Cutting Tools of Sheffield is today a company that is unrecognisable from when it started life in the early 1960s producing semi-special drill/reaming tooling for domestic customers. It now enjoys an annual turnover of £1.5 million manufacturing specialised wear parts predominantly for the bearing industry and exports 35 to 40 per cent of production.
23 Aug 2007 by Qimtek Ltd
The CBI's latest survey of business paints a strikingly upbeat picture of British manufacturing industry, with optimism in UK factories reaching levels not seen since 1995.
Demand in August remained strong, with an increased balance of +9 per cent of firms reporting order books above normal against July's balance of -6 per cent.
However, there are marked differences between sectors and rather less confidence about future prospects. The survey was conducted partly during the recent market turmoil.
23 Aug 2007 by Elesa UK Ltd
Elesa column level indicators play an important role in checking the health of equipment and so ensuring the health and safety of its operators. Whether they are used for fuel oil, hydraulic oil, water reservoirs, coolant tanks or other fluids, a simple visual level indication provides a warning or more hopefully peace of mind.
The HCX range of column level indicators offer simple visual indication, impact protection, alarm facility, magnification and/or remote readout for concealed installations.
21 Aug 2007 by 600 Centre
The arrival of the latest Colchester-Harrison Tornado T8MS with C-axis, driven tools and sub-spindle means that up to five previous operations can be combined into one and lead and cycle times have been slashed at the manufacturing facility of Genesis Precision Engineering. The Cambridge subcontractor has become very successful by specialising in the production of high quality and often demanding machined components for locally based high-tech industries.
20 Aug 2007 by Babcock Land Ltd. (Comms)
Armament and Technical Products, a business unit of General Dynamics, has been awarded a $107.7 million contract option from the U.S.
Army TACOM-Picatinny (Picatinny, N.J.) for reactive armor production for the Bradley Fighting Vehicle. This option is part of a July 2006 contract and brings the total value to $237 million.
20 Aug 2007 by Aker Kvaerner Subsea
Aker Kvaerner has been awarded a contract by China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) for delivery of drilling equipment and system for an ultra deepwater drilling semisubmersible unit. The contract value for Aker Kvaerner is approximately USD 128 million.
'This first delivery of drilling equipment systems into the Chinese offshore market is a breakthrough for Aker Kvaerner. We are very pleased that CNOOC has chosen us and are committed to execute this project to a high quality and on schedule', says Mads Andersen, executive vice president in Aker Kvaerner.
15 Aug 2007 by BAE Systems Marine Ltd
The world s most advanced warship, HMS Daring, has completed her stage one sea trials and has received glowing reports after performing above all expectations.
The high standard of the ship s overall design is such that not a single one of her almost 800 compartments exceeds the habitability standards for vibration when operating at full power. Such an achievement would be unlikely on a luxury yacht and is a unique achievement for such a large, complex and powerful warship.
13 Aug 2007 by Faro Europe
DEK Northern Europoe is the world's leading provider of equipment and processes for high accuracy mass imaging of electronic materials. Weymouth based DEK specialises in the supply of precision screens and machines for printing solder-paste electronic circuitry employed in the medical, aerospace and electronics industries.
13 Aug 2007 by Faro Europe
W H Tildesley has filled the niche market for small batch quantity forgings for many years. The company pride themselves on having one of the most advanced tool and die making facilities in Europe.
A purpose-built factory houses the most modern CAM milling machines available. Highly accurate and complicated impressions are able to be produced competitively at great speed, which gives them a great flexibility of service to offer.
13 Aug 2007 by Boeing Commercial Airplanes
The Boeing Company and Cathay Pacific Airways today announced that the Hong Kong-based carrier has ordered five additional Boeing 777-300ER (Extended Range) jetliners, increasing the airline's commitment to a total of 23 of the advanced twin-engine, twin-aisle airplanes.
13 Aug 2007 by Jacobs
Aker Kvaerner has been awarded a contract for operation, management and maintenance of the Al Zaafarana FPSO offshore Egypt by operator Gemsa Petroleum Company and partners. The contract value is NOK 200 million for a five year contract period effective from 1 September 2007. Options for contract extensions are included in the contract.
13 Aug 2007 by Bombardier Transportation Derby
First Implementation Of Bombardier s Leading-Edge ERTMS Level 2 Signalling Technology In China
10 Aug 2007 by Babcock Land Ltd. (Comms)
The U.S. Department of Defense yesterday announced more than $605 million in recent contract awards to business units of General Dynamics.
Three awards valued at $428.9 million to General Dynamics Land Systems of Sterling Heights, Mich., for system enhancement package (SEP) work on Abrams M1A2 Tanks. Work will be performed in Sterling Heights; Lima, Ohio; Tallahassee, Fla.; Anniston, Ala.; and Scranton, Pa. Work is expected to be completed by July 31, 2010.
07 Aug 2007 by Qimtek Ltd
Resilient British manufacturers are firing on all cylinders thans to a turbo charged automotive sector.
A 10,000 unit jump in car output helped rev factory production to its highest level since 2001, the Office for National Statistics said.
The figures come despite a soaring pound, which is close to 26-year highs against the US dollar.
More than half of britain's trade is with the euro zone.
06 Aug 2007 by Qimtek Ltd
Some 1.5 million of the toys, which were made at low-cost factories in China and have been on sale in Britain since may, are being recalled worldwide.
The UK withdrawal relates to several best-selling products under the Fisher-Price brand, owned by global toy-maker Mattel. The company put the blame on its supplier in China. However, the problem must also call into question Mattel's system for policing product quality.
06 Aug 2007 by P.P. Plasma Ltd
06/08/2007 - PP Plasma Ltd, based in Manchester are pleased to announce the purchase of a 6500 x 2500 x 6 Kilowatt Laser.
Capacity 25mm Stainless Steel; 25mm Mild Steel and 15mm Aluminium. Cutting Capacity up to 6500mm x 2500mm all cut to a tolerance of +/- 0.005.
Delivery and Commissioning of the machine will be December 2007, with production commencing January 2008. If you require any more information please contact thier sales team (tel: 0161 736 9299)
02 Aug 2007 by Qimtek Ltd
Homeowners are bracing themselves for further interest rate rises later this year after the pace of manufacturing activity hit a three-year high in July.
Figures from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS) revealed that manufacturing output expanded at its fastest rate since 2004, adding to the pressure for the Bank of England to raise rates.
01 Aug 2007 by Jaye Engineering Ltd
Peter Jaye s passion for historic cars is clearly infectious at his six-man company of precision engineers who consistently produce intricate components for cars and motorcycles from a bygone era as well as for today s motorsport sector.
30 Jul 2007 by C Dugard Ltd
A demonstration of five-sided machining using simultaneous five-axis tool positioning and the combination of multiple operations into a single cycle will take centre stage on the C Dugard of Hove stand at EMO 2007 in Hannover.
26 Jul 2007 by Qimtek Ltd
Small businesses were celebrating victory yesterday after the House of Lords dismissed an appeal by HM Revenue & Customs in a landmark tax case, and gave the legal all-clear to a tax-saving arrangement used by thousands of husband-and-wife operations.
HMRC was asking the Lords to overturn a Court of Appeal ruling on its dispute with Arctic Systems, a small IT contractor run by Geoff and Diana Jones.
26 Jul 2007 by Elesa UK Ltd
Positive, but easily adjustable, angular positioning of equipment, especially relatively heavy items, has always been a problem - until now! The Elesa solution is their GN187 serrated locking plates. These allow positive location at 6° intervals - ideal for items such as heavy inspection covers where they could be dangerous to an individual if it came loose. Similarly, for chair adjustment or other equipment needing positive locking on a regular/frequent basis.
26 Jul 2007 by Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group
In recognition of the achievements made by the Marshall Aerospace Aerostructures team on the development of light weight fuel tanks across the full range of Boeing commercial aircraft in particular the B777, the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) awarded the team the Bronze Award at a ceremony held on Wednesday 11th July 2007.
25 Jul 2007 by Boeing Commercial Airplanes
Second-quarter revenues rose 14 percent to $17.0 billion on higher airplane deliveries
Net income grew to $1.1 billion and EPS increased to $1.35 per share on higher volume and productivity gains
Operating cash flow increased 49 percent to $3.6 billion
Backlog expanded to a record level of $279 billion
2007 revenue, EPS, and cash flow guidance increased on stronger commercial airplanes outlook, more than offsetting higher R&D forecast
25 Jul 2007 by EMKA UK Limited
EMKA (UK) Limited, leading suppliers to the specialist enclosure industry, offer a complete range of locking handles developed around an integrated approach to the needs of the many industries requiring closure of steel, aluminium and glass fibre cabinets or panels.